Upper School Health Sciences (CTE) Instructor
The role of the Upper School Health Science Teacher is to promote literacy across disciplines and collaborate to assess student work, design curriculum, and improve personal practice. Teachers are expected to actively engage and participate in culture building, including but not limited to classroom, lunch, and hallway norms and expectations. Teachers are also expected to invest and engage in the work of developing a results-oriented, collegial and productive team-oriented approach to the work.
· Teach grades 9-12 (classes may include but are not limited to Psychology, Anatomy, and Physiology)· Create effective, best practice and MWA compliant unit and lesson plans aligned with Common Core and California State curricular standards; these lesson plans and unit plans are differentiated and designed to engage and challenge students· Design a wide range of performance assessments aligned with lesson plans, instruction, unit objectives, MWA pacing guides and California state standards· Administer, analyze and reflect upon quantitative and qualitative student data (schoolwide benchmark data and classroom data) to inform instructional practice· Create and consistently use Formative and Summative Assessments that embed and provide students practice for unit tests, finals, and standardized tests such as the PSAT, SAT, and SBAC· Communicate with, teach and build relationships with students and their families in the culturally and linguistically diverse MWA community· Integrate literacy and writing instruction· Differentiate instruction according to varied learning styles and child cognitive and social development
Additional Responsibilities and Expectations
· Work with the Career Services Coordinator by engaging and actively preparing students for entering the Health Science field· Collaborate and be a positive “team player” with colleagues, parents and community members to affect the best outcomes for students· Commitment to become an active participant in the school community – attending school performances, school assemblies, extracurricular activities, field trips and conduct home visits
· Experience working in a Healthcare or related field· Experience working with students and families from historically underserved communities· Valid California Teaching Credential· CLAD/BCLAD· Teaching experience desirable
· Bachelor’s Degree required
· Spanish language proficiency